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roberts will travel with the parade along pennsylvania avenue if the technical gods allow it. john, good afternoon. >> so far the gods are with us. if we could spin the camera over here a little bit you can see the east front of the capitol the president will join the motorcade coming out of the driveway from the east front to the constitution avenue. this will be in the next hour and a half to two hours. the parade is 1.5 mile long including a mix of civilian and military contributions, mostly marching bands and a lost floats that will be brought in from the civilian side of things something implemented in 1841 by william henry harrison. you will know he liked to do things big. he had the longist inaugural address of anyone at two hours in horrible weather and he did not wear a hat or cold and he died 30 days later but he had floats in the parade. there are 2,100 members of the military who will join today's festivities along with 13,000 others who have capped off the number of people that can participate in this parade at 15,000. as we work our way along the parade route, it will be in
more people than expected came out for a first-hand look at the celebrations here. john roberts was along for the ride. is he in lafayette park just across the street from the white house. john, today you followed the parade route the entire way on a flatbed truck and it looked like the time of a lifetime. >> it really was, shep. this is the fourth inauguration i have covered. i covered the white house for seven years. and this was the most funny have ever had at an inauguration. you know, this inaugural parade is one of those moments, one of those opportunities that is as much for the people who are -- as it is for the president. it also gives a chance to the newly sworn in president to get out and actually get close to some real folks: couple of times during the parade he and michelle obama got out off the limousine and walked for a couple of blocks. floats go by. on the national mall today. no official estimate of the crowd count. we haven't heard from the u.s. park police yet. one inaugural source told us that there were more than a million people out on the mall today. and
noon, president obama was sworn in for a term two by chief justice john roberts. this was the official oath. >> to preserve, protect come and defend the constitution. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> hugs from his family. his daughter joked that he did not mess up. neither did the chief justice who used notes. vice-president biden was sworn in by justice sotomayer. tomorrow's ceremonial swearing- in is at the capitol. pennsylvania avenue is set for the parade, delayed like the ceremony because there never held on sunday. police around the nation will bolster security. the weather is mild and monday. 800,000 people are expected tomorrow. some saw the president today when they attended church. >> he started leaning over to us. we were so excited to see him. >> the commander in chief laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns, a reminder of his burden in our two centuries of democracy. the inauguration is not just for obama. >> whether you agree with him were not -- or not [indiscernible] to be part of it is historic for all those. >> the celebration of america is on. tv might be the b
justice john roberts, jr. the public swearing-in and all the pomp and circumstance that go with it were put off until today and what a day it is. the temperature right now is in the high 30s. the sky is clear, a brilliant winter's day in the nation's capital. people are pouring into the national mall to witness a day of history. the first family began the day by attending services at st. john's church. that's right across the street from the white house. that's a long-standing tradition for presidents on inauguration day. joining me now in our cbs coverage is bob schieffer, our chief washington correspondent and anchor of ""face the nation."" bob, what are you expecting to see? >> well, it's going to be an important day for the nation, but i must say, you know, the fiscal cliff negotiations, the slaughter of those children in connecticut made it difficult for washington to be festive this time around. it's also a very unusual atmosphere because of this gridlock. i mean, you're not hearing people talk about hope and renewal this time around, but is the government broken? the whole system
's family bible. chief justice john roberts administered the oath. keith is with us from new york. go ahead please. >> my question was more for the speech writers before. the difference between speaking and speech writing. i do not know who the guests there are now. >> this is more a chance to share your thoughts. do you have a memorable inaugural address that comes to mind? >> jfk's. that is the one that probably most people will remember. my question, i guess, was for the other guests that were previously there. >> thanks for the call. one of our viewers saying, i think incumbents should not have inaugural ceremonies. seven have had second inaugurations. when inaugurations fall on the sunday, their move to the following day. tomorrow is also martin luther king day, a federal holiday. we are told the president will make references to mlk, on caller: i am so proud of the president and i am so excited about what he is about to do for the country. it does bring tears to my eyes to see how the usa is coming together and we have been so together. i am very excited. host: a caller from los angel
by his immediate family, president obama was sworn in by justice john roberts, who after famously flubbing the words four years ago, this time read from a printed script. >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> that i will faithfully execute. >> -- the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the presidential oath, punctuated by a playful critique from the obama's youngest daughter. >> i did it. >> reporter: the first lady later tweeting, "i'm so proud of him." with the public event tomorrow, why another oath today? the constitution mandates the president's term ends at noon on the 20th day of january. and this year, for only the seventh time, that fell on a sunday. >> i, joseph r. biden, jr. -- >> reporter: vice president biden was sworn in separately this morning by justice sonia sotomayor, the first hispanic judge to administer the oath of office. >> the duties of the office of which i'm about to enter. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> reporter: at a preinaugural ball last night, the vice president mistakenl
and his two daughters. he was sworn in by chief justice john roberts. vice president joe biden was sworn in today. the ceremony was held at the naval on virginia tower. >> the 20th amendment of the constitution requires the inauguration to be held on june the 20th at noon. they will be pucklily sworn in tomorrow with the pomp and circumstance. the district is the place to be. hundreds of thousands of people are descending on dc to witness history and be matter of the celebration. you can feel the excitement. audrey barnes is there live tonight. it's crowded their still tonight? >> reporter: there is a lot of people still out enjoying the night life in d.c., laura. visitors couldn't have had a better day to get out and enjoy the city before they are enjoyed tomorrow by 500 to 700,000 of their closest friends for the official swearing in ceremony at 11:30. people from all over are here in the city. we have talked to many who are stocking up on souvenirs. i talked to families from dallas, texas, akron ohio, new orleans, they said they will have a hard time sleeping tonight in anticipation o
, and then at noon in the white house president obama received the official oath of office from chief justice john roberts, which the constitution requires on january 20th. we have team coverage of this inauguration sunday. darcy spencer is downtown where metro has seen double the typical sunday ridership. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell tracking the inauguration day forecast. we start with chris gordon live on capitol hill. a lot of excitement in the air around d.c. today, chris. >> reporter: good evening. you could see at this hour on the mall people are milling about. it's a beautiful evening and the people are very friendly and excited down here. crowds, traffic growing. tomorrow the focus of the world will be on the u.s. capitol for the inauguration, and today some of the people participating in inaugural activities got a front row view of history. long lines of people waited to get into metropolitan ame, the oldest african methodist episcopal church in washington, d.c., to be with the president and first family. >> i'm very much excited. all the way from africa just to be here and watc
the oath of office from chief justice john roberts yesterday afternoon. for hundreds of thousands of people, it was just a warm-up for the main event later on today. metro will be very busy. it opened up early to help with the huge crowds that are expected for the public inauguration and the parade. >> there are some stations that are closed for the celebration. kareny houston is live at gallery place. >> reporter: lots of people walking around downtown metro. julie wright is right, the only way to get down here. streets blocked off, no place to park. a lot of people. we aren't sure if some of these people aren't left over from the bar crowd last night watching the ravens game or if some are just trying to get a good spot. these people have been waiting for metro to open its doors, opening at 4:00 a.m. we do see people still standing in line. metro supposed to be open and the train and buses supposed to be running. metro expecting huge crowds today. not nearly as many as in 2009 when there were about two million people here to witness the inauguration of the nation's first african-american
, the president surrounded only by his immediate family, chief justice john roberts, whose wife was there, as well as the press secretary, jay carney. but really a small number of individuals in that room as he was sworn in just a short time ago. inaugural planners are looking outside as we stand just in front of the reviewing stand, the exact place where the president and his family will watch the parade pass tomorrow, saying we could only wish this weather will stick around for the next 24 hours. but of course the real ceremonies take place for most americans that come here, as we have noted before, roughly 600,000 to 800,000 americans expected tomorrow, roughly a third of the nearly 2 million here four years ago. after all the ceremony and the pomp and the pageantry we return to governing. on "meet the press" we heard from david axelrod about some of the challenges the president will face. >> rebuilding the economy in which the american dream, the american compact is fresh where people who work hard feel like they can get ahead. that's not just about dealing with the fiscal crisis. it's about e
in by chief justice john roberts who used notes to avoid the repeat of the slightly bungled oath four years ago. and last night, the president was at a candlelight ceremony at the museum and here is part of his remarks at that event. >> and we're committed to the basic notion that when we put our shoulders to the wheel of history, it moves. it moves. it moves forward. >> the inaugural parade is one of the highlights of today's events, but the biggest news maker, of course, will be the inaugural address. while the white house has not yet released any excerpts from the speech, a presidential advisor gave a few hints yesterday about what will be in that address. >> he's going to talk our political system doesn't require us to resolve all of our political dispute, but common ground and he's going to make that point strongly that people here in washington need to seek common ground. >> and white house officials say today's speech will hit some broad themes and the president will outline in more detail what he expects during his next four years, during the state of the union address, that will be
, john roberts, he is going to make his way. >> the notecards are there. chief justice roberts loved the oath, and i thought that was interesting. here come the daughters, sasha and malia. looking spectacular in their coats. >> yesterday his youngesty his t daughter said daddy, you did not mess up. [laughter] >> the president obama started the morning with a little prayer service, interface from all kinds of spiritual leaders, reverend lyons sat down with chris wallace in recent days and gave a little bit of a sermon and talked about how in recent days he thinks the president has been almost pastor in chief dealing with tragedies such as the one in newtown, connecticut. trying to bring communities together their and president has an opportunity today to try to bring the country together. there will be a luncheon with congressional leaders after the swearing in his. you will see that giant stand behind me that has bulletproof glass, the president and first lady will review the parade. we are told that the president attended school there, play basketball, it was interesting to note tha
. >> that's quite striking. john roberts, when he was an oral advocate in front of the supreme court, he was famous for his great memory, never used a note. both times he did the oath in 2009, he didn't use the note card. he thought he could memorize the 35 words. as we all remember, four years ago it didn't work so well. so he read a card yesterday. i anticipate we'll see a card again today. >> and sonia sotomayor, making history as the first latina to swear in the vice president, she used a card too. she told me she's going to both prepare and read. >> it's a much longer oath for the vice president. no one, i think, could memorandumize the vice presidential oath. the presidential oath, only 35 words, it's in the constitution, very familiar. the one part, of course, that's not in the oath, is so help me god. john roberts in his usual meticulous way, his assistant checked with president-elect obama, did he want to say so help me god, because that's traditional and not required. obama did say yes, he wanted to say so help me god. all presidents since george washington have said so help me
, the chief justice of the united states, john roberts, administered the oath of office as president barack obama began his second term. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will, to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice, thank you so much. >> perfectly done by the president and the chief justice. i was very impressed. >> i was nervous. >> really? >> what happened four years d i'm kidding. it happened. he said, i did it. >> stop that. this time it was perfect. anderson, could not have been better. >> yeah, certainly was. we'll see it tomorrow as well. the nation's capito
second term. chief justice john roberts swore him in yesterday during a private ceremony. the constitution requires the president take the oath of office on january 20th. this is the seventh time inauguration day has fallen on a sunday. >>> a bit more public. >> a little bit. hundreds much thousands of people packing the national mall to see the president take the oath of office. news 4's megan mcgrath will be among them. she'll tell us ha to expect if they're headed to the event. >> reporter: well, we're starting to see a lot of people come down here, especially the folks who are here for the general public section where it's first come first serve had terms of getting your space. they wanted to get here early, got a good view of the jumbotron to see the swearing in later this morning. people seem to have heeded the advice to pack light. there are a number of prohibited items, things you cannot bring down on the mall. the advice is to really bring as little as possible to help with the long security lines like we've seen in years past. now, if you have a ticket, if you w
john roberts swearing in the president with just his immediate family present. today's ceremony is ceremonial. the president was sworn in on sunday, one of only six times in our history that has happened. in essence, chief justice john roberts and president obama will have worked together on the swearing in four times, even though the president -- four years ago, i had a muffled, and they redid it at the white house. the next call comes from arlington, texas. caller: good morning. i wanted to comment on the fact that the state will go down in history as our greatest signal of socialism. it is a sad day. thank you. host: back live picture you're seeing on your screen right now -- that is taken from the capitol itself, looking down at the mall, and you can see how the crowds are already developing around the different goals and different areas, standing areas, that are available on the national mall. there is a camera up at the top of the washington monument. that is being shared by all the networks, and it is looking down on the white house. that is a camera from the top of the w
you god. >> so help me god. >> thank you mr. chief justice. >> chief justice john roberts swore him in, in this private ceremony in the white house. >> by law, he has to begin on january 20th. the public ceremony will take place today. sonia sotomayor swore in the vice president yesterday. >>> one of the big things is keeping people safe. >> there will be a no fly zone within a 30-mile radius of the capitol. on the water, the coast guard will shut down six miles of the potomac. vehicle traffic restricted from using 150 blocks in the district. more measures, including toxic air detectors, plainclothes security officers and thousands of doses of antidotes in case of a chemical or biological attack are also on stand by. it's estimated that all the security costs about $120 million. you can expect tight security if you're heading to the national mall today to watch the president take the oath of office. >> news 4's megan mcgrath is live on the mall for us this morning. megan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. we're standing here on madison street. you can see that things are r
and john roberts is on the flatbed truck. john, much has been said about this president's approach, coming out as he did early on the route. can we expect him to come out again? >> it is timing. timing is everything. you talk about jack lieu and we are going past the treasury department. the president get out between 7th and 12th but you can see there is movement here among the staff and there are secret service on the pickup truck behind us and it is expected as we make the item on to pennsylvania avenue which is, really, the road home beyond the treasury and the white house, that the president will get out and he will walk the remainder of the way to the white house and he will get inside that heated reviewing stand and watch 9 parade go by which will, with the parade being 1.5 mile long probably take a couple of hours. it will not wrap up until after the sun has gone down in washington. as we pass by the treasury department you consider geithner leashing and we saw him on the platform outside the west front of the white house today and jack lieu coming in and there are a lot of republic
second term administration. the president was officially sworn in by chief justice john roberts yesterday at the blue room at the white house as the first lady and the obama daughters looked on. but in the little less than two hours the president will affirm that oath before a much larger crowd with 100% more pomp and an equal proportion of circumstance. we have a stellar group of guests joining us throughout the day. honestly, to cut to the chase, it is pretty much everybody you know from msnbc. plus, visits with some members of the obama administration, folks from congress, we'll have live reports from the capitol and all along the parade route. and who knows what surprises along the way. it will be a fun day. reverend al sharpton and chris hayes are joining us onset as the day goes along. alongside me are melissa maris perry, ed schultz and the one and only chris matthews. mr. matthews, this is, i think of this as chris christmas. >> i think of the alternative it could be today. john bolden becoming secretary of state, the coke brothers up on the podium with donald trump, it is not tha
ago chief justice john roberts screwed it up, and to uphold the constitution he made a second trip to the white house. martha: we all know the perils of adlibbing, this time he has the paper. bill: the festivities are reserved today which is also martin luther king day. the irony that chief roberts will administer the oath yet again today who was the critical vote on the key piece of legislation on the healthcare law that was passed in 2010. martha: that is it for us. we will have continuing coverage of all of today's events, of course and the inauguration with bret baier, and megyn kelly starting right now. bill: our entire crew here in washington d.c., it will be a day of history and we invite you to continue with us here on fox. >> welcome to fox news coverage of the presidential inauguration. the president and vice president are about to arrive at the capitol for the beginning of the festivities. i'm bret baier here in washington. megyn: i'm megyn kelly. the first family has just left the white house now on their way up pennsylvania avenue to capitol hill where the swearing in
third yesterday. we'll show you a little bit of that. >> chief justice john roberts administered the oath. the president has two swearing in ceremonies because inauguration day fell yesterday. he had two of the first time around because he and justice roberts flood their lines during the public ceremony. >> vice president joe biden was also sworn in yesterday morning just as he administered his oath at the naval observatory. >> today's oaths will take place just before the noon hour. there's plenty happening before then. we have crews all around town covering every facet of today's celebration from the swearing in to the crowds, to the parade to the pictures you are sharing online. we're going to check in with all of them in a few minutes. >> we know thousands will head down to the national mall. if you haven't left already, you are going to need to know how to dress. it is chilly here. the breeze is blowing . tucker barnes, tell the folks how many layers they are going to need if they are going to head down here. >> maybe you should tell them how many layers you are wearing. thi
national correspondent john roberts goes inside the tragic numbe numbers. >> just as the pentagon thought it was making headway on the military suicide, a troubling reversal. 349 active duty service members took their lives in 2012. sharp increase from the previous year's 301. >> more veterans to suicide, to combat. that should outrage all americans. if there was an enemy weapons system kill 300 troops a year we'd figure out how to eliminate that enemy. >> the mill their tried to address the problem. every branch has a comprehensive suicide prevention program. >> how many of you in here know of someone who committed suicide? >> after remaining relatively flat for three years in t number of suicides spiked to record highs. >> it's a constant struck to understand the riskbe factors at play. we are dealing with the post dramatic stress, dramatic brain injury. service members on tremendous prescription medication, with multiple surgeries. >> general peter corelli, vice chief of staff said it's a difficult issue to fully understand. >> i happen to believe that the department of defense is doin
the event as chief justice john roberts administers the owe. you may recall the president took the oath twice in 2009 when the chief justice flubbed the oath. i hate to say that but he flubbed the oath at the public swearing-in. >> all that is being saved for tomorrow for the public swearing-in. they began their whirlwind weekend on saturday helping to spruce up an elementary school. it was part of the national day of service. >> last night it is wa party time when first lady,my will show obama, and daughters, sasha and malia, hosted an event for military families and their kids. usher and katy perry were among the performers >>> we have other events to cover as well. including a bloody end to the hostage crisis and stunning video from bulgaria. a man pulling a gun on a political leader. no shots were fired. >>> the second inauguration of barack obama. he came here four years ago amid high hopes and great expectations. the second time around, there will definitely be a different feel to this year's inauguration. >> i, barack obama, solemnly swear -- >> when he first took office, he carr
john roberts. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states, so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> 3 activist groups have received permission to protest president obama along the route of the nrk parade. the anti-war group answers says it expects -- we will have more on the inauguration after headlines. alice four people have been killed in u.s. drone strike inside yemen. yemeni government says the attack of four militants but the claim has not been independently verified. the attack comes one day after those of anger of the drone attacks blocked a main road linking the targeted town with the capital. the obama administration meanwhile reportedly has decided to exclude cia drone strikes in pakistan from new legal oversight for targeted killings overseas. the washington post reports counter-terrorism ad
yesterday. >> i barack hussein obama swear -- >> supreme court justice john roberts swore in the first family. justice sotomayor did the honor at the vice president's residence at the united states naval observe tore in washington. >> and both families attended a church service at the episcopal church directly opposite the white house. moments ago the limousine carrying the obamas and the bidens arrived at the capital after the 12 block trip up pennsylvania avenue from the white house. >> joining us, our news hour regular column younist mark shields and new york sometimes columnist mark brooks. >> big day, gwen. it is a big day. it lacks the inherent drama and expense of the new first inaugural. this is important. i think it's a defining moment for the second inaugural, the president at the top of his popularity over the past three years and this is a chance to lay out what he wants to do, i think, in broad terms and specifically of course in the the state of the union. >> what do you say about the second inaugural? >> it's a ritual. there's a lot of celebrities in the crowd. i learned
in a private white house ceremony. fox's john roberts is live at the west front of the capitol building, that's where tomorrow's inauguration will take place. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, alisyn. 11:55 the president will say the 37 words of the oath of office and hopefully correctly this time. a short ceremony as we saw with the vice-president. a big show at the west front of capitol tomorrow on the inauguration platform. the second time around is always different for a president and this will be no different. back in 2009, there really was a watershed moment in american history and this one will be shall we say, more town to earth. and half the number of people expected than in '09 and 6 to 800,000, taking place at a part of toxic partisanship on capitol hill, but the inauguration of chairman chuck schumer believes that things are going to be get better in america and told me yesterday he thinks that big changes are ahead. here is what he said. >> a large partisan difference, it's not just in conference. the american people are more partisan than there used to be, but i th
a bit on the capital steps and supreme court justice john roberts had to redo it at the white house. >> i lo like how you say it was botched. you don't point a finger of blame to either one. >> not on a day like this. >> james taylor, kelly clarkson will be performing in the celebration. and following a luncheon, the inaugural parade down pennsylvania avenue will kick off today at 2:30 this afternoon. what the president will be facing the next four years, coming up. >>> a lot of people are curious, of course, to see what the first lady will be wearing again today. already she's made a big change, her new bangs getting a lot of attention as well. the president has finally weighed in on that new do. we'll tell you what he thinks about it. he's a smart man. >> yeah, come on. really? like he might say something bad? i don't think so. >>> on a different note, football fans in this area have another reason to be really excited this morning. baltimore ravens headed to the super bowl to take on the san francisco 49ers. head coaches brothers, john and jim harbaugh, going at each other. first
in for a second term as president of the united states by chief justice john roberts. this is the official swearing-in on january 20th as mandated by the constitution. and because that date falls on a sunday this year, the ceremonial public swearing-in will take place tomorrow on the steps of the u.s. capitol followed by the inaugural luncheon and then the parade down pennsylvania avenue. earlier this morning vice president joe biden was sworn in for his second term. justice sonia sotomayor officiated at the naval observatory. following that the president and vice president took part in the traditional wreath-laying ceremony at arlington national cemetery at the tomb of the unknowns. in a few moments, as he recites the 35-word presidential oath, the president will place his hand on the robinson family bible, that's his wife's family, and michelle obama and their children, sasha and malia will be at his side. to david gregory, monday's fights will be the same as friday's fights. but does he deposit for political capital here today? >> i think he does. he's very confident, a second-term pres
♪ ♪ above the fruited plains ♪ america, america >> brown: after that, chief justice john roberts administered the oath of office to the president. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> brown: president obama took the oath with two bibles, one that he had also used four years ago was used by abraham lincoln at his first inaugural in 1861 and with a view towards the king day holiday stacked atop lincoln's bible was the traveling bible of the rev. dr. martin luther king, jr. >> so help you god? me god. congratulations, mr. president. >> brown: this was the fourth time the chief justice and presidenhaddone this together. in 2009 they had to re-do the oath at the white house after roberts stumbled over some of the words in the public ceremony and president obama was officially sworn in for his second term yesterday in a private ceremony at the white house to meet the constitutional requirement that the oath be taken on january 20. today the president began his second inaugural address with a nod to the country's founding doctrines. >> each time we gather to inaugurate a pres
. >> thank you mr. chief justice. >>> there you have it. chief justice john roberts swore in the president at the white house yesterday. the constitution requires that the president begin his second term on january 20th. since that fell on a sunday had year, the public inauguration is taking place today on the 21st. >> president obama has also began celebrating his oath of office. he and vice president joe biden spoke to supporters during this reception at the national building museum. biden was also sworn in yesterday. the president told last night's crowd that this reelection was about us as a nation. today's public swearing in will attract hundreds of thousands of people to the national mallment. >> all of them will have to deal with very tight security along the mall. if you go in through any of the entry point for the parade, if you have tickets for the capitol grounds to be a part of the ticketed seated group on the grounds, you have to go through security as well. megan mcgrath is live on the mall with the latest on that. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're seeing
justice john roberts administered the oath. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice, thank you so much. >> there is was. it was very quick. now we'd like to welcome chris brown. he's here in our rooftop location. >> chris is director of public affairs and he has been going to parties, parties, parties, nonstop. we're so glad you're partying with us this morning. which parties did you go to? >> good morning. for the last three days it's been parties nonstop. i think really the first great party of this weekend was the iowa state society party as the national museum of women of the arts. they take a serious responsibility in choosing who the nominees are to be president. we saw governor o'malley was there and vice president biden. >> they're jockeying already for 200016? -- 2016? >> reporter: vice president biden showed up unexpectedly and said i'm so proud to be here as president of the united states. it was spectacular. >> oh, that is -- >> reporter: all the state societies want to do their own thing. of course the texas guys with the black tie. the big party
will execute -- >> faithfully the office of president of the united states. >> when chief justice john roberts administered the oath to barack obama on january 20 2009, there was a major problem. robert it's was supposed to say that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. so then barack obama stops, paused, smiled, as if to say, come on, man, this is my big day. you got to get this right. but unfortunately, he didn't get it right. so the very next night in the white house, they did it again. this time roberts used notes which he hadn't used the first time and they got it right. >> jim bendat walked through democracies big day. that book features president obama, congress and martin luther king jr., part of a three-day holiday weekend on c-span 2's book tv. >> "washington journal" continues. host: joining us now cheryl olson the co-author of a book "grand theft childhood: the surprising truth about violent video games." thanks for joining us. guest: my pleasure. host: part of the president's proposal on gun violence was to fund a study looking at video games. wha
, of course, where the president was formally sworn in yesterday by chief justice john roberts. we saw chief justice john roberts with the oath in his hand. he was sworn in for the third time yesterday. he will be sworn in for a fourth time in about an hour. >> it's one of the human details. we'll see if he holds it again when he appears on the platform. it was about his prodigious memory four years ago. >> but the moments going in for the supreme court justices can be tough ones. it shows the division of government and the court having tremendous power in this system. and this president and this chief justice are not on the same page. we've seen that throughout our history, starting with thomas jefferson, who hated john marshall, his cousin. and we saw it again with abraham lincoln and roger tony. and you have that division of government and tension on this platform today. >> i think one of the things you note is the two marine guards, how much security has changed in the white house over the last few years. >> there's dr. joe biden, the vice president's wife, who we know, very active in he
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